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My wife has taken over my laptop because hers took a dump so I'm in the market for a new one. Don't need anything fancy as I would just be using it to surf the web and do homework. Has anyone bought one recently in the $500 range that they have been happy with?

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If you want faster surfing/processing and don't need hundreds upon hundreds of HDD storage or a standalone GPU to watch 1080p coded video, then I suggest this
[url="http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834200400"]http://www.newegg.co...N82E16834200400[/url]

I've always disliked Dell, but that's just for desktops. They're pretty good when it comes to laptops, plus it has a pretty powerful Intel dualcore for the price. The 3 gigs of RAM is fine if you aren't gaming with the latest games on High Quality.

If you want a lot of storage space and an integrated GPU that isn't Intel while skimping on the processor, then get '
[url="http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16834230241"]http://www.newegg.co...N82E16834230241[/url]

Honestly though, I suggest the first one, the Dell. Intel absolutely destroys AMD when it comes to making processors these days, and having a shitty processor can bottleneck your GPU, no matter how nice it is.

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Speaking of a new laptop!! Just dove in for the apple today.

First time having a Mac since 1993 haha

I'm lovin it

15"

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[quote name='Bender' timestamp='1335917409' post='1760487']
Speaking of a new laptop!! Just dove in for the apple today.

First time having a Mac since 1993 haha

I'm lovin it

15"
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Why would you buy an insanely marked up laptop with an inferior OS?
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because I preferred the quad processor for my recording and design software

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my laptop has an 8 core.

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[quote name='yFSC' timestamp='1335917676' post='1760492']


Why would you buy an insanely marked up laptop with an inferior OS?
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Overpriced? Maybe, depends on what you are using it for. Inferior os? Lol.


I just bought an i5 lenovo ideapad with 6 gigs of memory and a decent video card for 6ish... I think it ended up being in $620. Seems like a pretty nice machine but ive only had it for 1 day.

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[quote name='Floppin' timestamp='1335917963' post='1760498']
my laptop has an 8 core.
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Why?

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[quote name='mmmbeans' timestamp='1335918304' post='1760506']
Why?
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Because it's what I wanted, and it can handle all the things I want it too.

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[quote name='Floppin' timestamp='1335918376' post='1760508']


Because it's what I wanted, and it can handle all the things I want it too.
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More power to you, bet its fast.

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Yeah I like it.

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Is it an amd?

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